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El Guero Canelo

) #93 of 1,574 Restaurants in Tucson $ Mexican, Fast food,
5201 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706-2339
+1 520-295-9005
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (23 reviews)
“beans” (20 reviews)
“tacos” (21 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
PRICE
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LOCATION
5201 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706-2339
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1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The food is wonderful, the employees pleasant and helpful, and the dining room and condiment bar all immaculately clean. Don't miss the Sonoran hot dogs and the tacos caramelos. The owner, "el güero canelo" (light-skinned redhead) is a conscientious businessman and a gracious host. Don't...More

Thank tijuanade
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I travel for work.. this place is the only reason I don't mind going to Tucson! Incredible carne asada Tacos, great Tortas as well. They have a nice little "Fixin's bar" so you can customize your food to your taste. If I had one knock...More

Thank Jay N
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

For the last six months, my wife has been bragging about and craving a Sonoran hotdog. She even attempted to make some at our home in North Carolina. While visiting our children and grandchild in Arizona, we had the pleasure of eating lunch at El...More

Thank hardman62
Reviewed 30 May 2017

All is was advertised to be. We went to the origia=nal location. There is fans/coolers, but no real aircondtining. It didnt matter! The hot dog was delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank bmunoz1
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

They serve a number of authentic dishes but if you come here, order the sonoran dog. They have the best! Taste fresh with all if the extras you might want. Nothing fancy, just good food and friendly people. Do not judge this book by its...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The definition of a sonoran hot dog.Home made bun, all the right stuff.If your in Tucson stop by and have a great hot dog

Thank miket406
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Yum! Stopped in for a quick snack while sightseeing in Tucson. I'm hooked! Found out there is one in Phoenix- thank goodness! Only tried the Sonora dog, will definitely go again and try some other menu items. Tons of extras for your dog. Just ate...More

Thank Chinsx5
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Has been a while since I visited. Brought a new companion with me. I know I will always order the Sonoran Dogs. And as always, yummy. Love the fixings/salsa bar too. Girlfriend ordered the beef tacos. She approved. So another dish gets thumbs up. Easy...More

Thank kwtaper
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Sonoran hot dog was a nice twist on a dog. Beef tacos were good. A couple of the salsas had a very nice flavor and I make a lot of my own types of salsas. People were nice and friendly.

Thank worldview2016
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you're visiting Tucson you gotta try the local specialty. Sonoran style hot dogs are available all over town, but we loved the Mexican look of this popular dive. Indoor seating, outdoor picnic tables or take-out. Fast, friendly service, order at the window and wait...More

Thank B H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast food, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:59
Saturday
08:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5201 S 12th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85706-2339
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-295-9005
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